Bullock & Reynolds  Eclectic Inhaler, C 1880

Bullock & Reynolds Eclectic Inhaler, C 1880

Stock Number: 390726 i

€ 950,-


45 cm high



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Pharmacy & Chemists, Therapeutic & Functional Aids, Other Medical Antiques


A very rare Bullock &Reynolds pottery inhaler known as “The Eclectic” manufactured by S. Maw Son & Thompson with associated night light base. The flexible tube (restored) and mouthpiece are still there.  Couple of tiny chips on the inner part of the inhaler and mouthpiece otherwise in good condition. C1880

The inscription gives:


3 hanover St. Hanover Square London

Manufactured by S. MAW, SON & THOMPSON 
10,11 & 12, Aldersgate St., London
Physician for the hospital for Disease of the Throat; and assistant physician to the London Hospital
 This apparatus can be used for all medicated vapours, and may be employed from all positions of the patient.  It requires no effort on inspiration, insures the thorough medication, of the vapour, and accurately maintains the temperature desired.
45 cm high
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